Question(s)

A woman has had her womb removed; she only has cervix so not meant to have any period. However, she sees blood every month when she wipes. This lasts 5-7 days every month. Will it be counted as a period?

Answer(s)

الجواب حامدا ومصليا ومسلما

In the Name of Allah, the Most Gracious, the Most Merciful.

As-salāmu ‘alaykum wa-rahmatullāhi wa-barakātuh.

Haidh (menstruation/period) is the blood that comes from a uterus (also called the womb). Any bleeding that occurs after the removal of the uterus will be considered to be Istihādah (dysfunctional uterine/vaginal bleeding). Therefore, in this case, the rulings of Istihādah will apply.

And Allah Ta’āla Knows Best.
Mubasshir Talha
12 Ramadhān 1441 / 5 May 2020

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Mufti Tahir Wadee | Mufti Yusuf Ilolv
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[References]

الفصل الأول: في الحيض. وهو دم من الرحم لا ولادة. اهـ
[Al Hindiyyah, 1/190]

 وقا (قَوْلُهُ خَرَجَ الِاسْتِحاضَةُ) أيْ بِناءً عَلى أنَّ المُرادَ بِالرَّحِمِ وِعاءُ الوَلَدِ لا الفَرْج
[Rad Al-Muhtar, 2/245, Farfur]

وقال (دم صادر من الرحم) اي بيت منبت الولد ووائه قاموس، احترز به عن الاستحاضة ، لأنّها دم عرق انفجر لا دم رحم… اهـ
[Manhal Al-Waaridin, 122, Dar Al-Fikr]

وشرعًا: اسم لدم دون دم، فإنها: اسم لدم خارج من رحم المرأة، فأما الخارج من فرج المرأة دون الرحم فهو استحاضة وليس بحيض شرعًا اهـ
[Al-Burhaani, 1/208]